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Edward Van Halen


Edward Van Halen was born on January 26, 1955 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands. He has been married to Janie Liszewski since June 27, 2009. He was previously married to Valerie Bertinelli. See full bio »

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Known For

Twister
Twister Soundtrack
(1996)
Argo
Argo Soundtrack
(2012)
Superbad
Superbad Soundtrack
(2007)
Zombieland
Zombieland Soundtrack
(2009)

Filmography

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 2016 The Mind of a Chef (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Potluck Music Special (2016) ... (writer: "Loss Of Control" - as Van Halen)
 2016 Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Week Two (2016) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2016 Everybody Wants Some!! (writer: "Everybody Wants Some!", "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love")
 2016 Ochéntame... otra vez (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Soy rebelde (2016) ... (writer: "Unchained")
 2016 Eddie the Eagle ("Jump")
 2016 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Gang Hits the Slopes (2016) ... (writer: "Panama" - uncredited)
 2015 Mike & Mike (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 21 October 2015 (2015) ... (writer: "Mean Street")
 2015 Superkids - Die größten kleinen Talente der Welt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (writer: "Eruption")
 2015 Minions (writer: "Eruption")
 2015 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Kurt Russell/Jeff Ross/Van Halen (2015) ... (performer: "Eruption")
 2015 Furious 7 (writer: "BLAST OFF")
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Loser Like Me (2015) ... (writer: "Dance the Night Away" - uncredited)
- Mattress (2009) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2014 Love Film Festival (writer: "Jump")
 2014 Today at Wimbledon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- 2014: Day 10 (2014) ... (writer: "Man on a Mission" - uncredited)
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- January Jones/Josh Holloway/Passenger (2014) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2014 Dancing on Ice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Week 6: The Skate-Off (2014) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
- Week 6 (2014) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2014 The Voice UK (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2014) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2014 Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Welcome to the Jungle (2014) ... (writer: "Panama", "Hot for Teacher", "Jump" - uncredited)
 2014 Masters Snooker (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day 7, Part 2 (2014) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2013 Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (writer: "Dance The Night Away" - as Eddie Van Halen)
 2013 South Park (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ginger Cow (2013) ... (writer: "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Hot For Teacher" - uncredited)
 2013 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- To Be with You by Mr. Big (2013) ... (writer: "Unchained")
 2013 Star King (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.326 (2013) ... (writer: "Eruption")
 2011-2013 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 22 episodes)
- Episode #21.155 (2013) ... (writer: "Hot for Teacher" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.127 (2013) ... (writer: "Hot for Teacher" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.76 (2013) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.75 (2013) ... (writer: "Hot for Teacher" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.61 (2012) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2013 Celebrity Splash! Australia (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heat 2 (2013) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2013 Mayweather (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "We're The Greatest")
 2013 The World's Greatest Tribute Bands (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Atomic Punks (2013) ... (writer: "Hot For Teacher", "Panama", "Jamie's Cryin'", "Runnin' With The Devil", "Dance The Night Away", "Beautiful Girls", "I'm The One", "Eruption", "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Feel Your Love Tonight", "Jump", "Drop Dead Legs", "Unchained")
 2013 The Footy Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #20.3 (2013) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2012 This Is 40 (writer: "Little Guitars")
 2012 Argo (writer: "Dance the Night Away")
 2012 That's My Boy (writer: "And The Cradle Will Rock", "Dance The Night Away")
 2011 Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #19.3 (2011) ... (writer: "Finish What Ya Started" - uncredited)
 2011 The Green Hornet (writer: "Feel Your Love Tonight")
 2010 Wir sind Kaiser (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ein Fest für Österreich (2010) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2010 Total Wipeout (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Final (2010) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2009 Guitar Hero: Van Halen (Video Game) (writer: "Ain't Talkin Bout Love", "And The Cradle Will Rock", "Atomic Punk", "Beautiful Girls", "Cathedral", "Dance The Night Away", "Eruption", "Everybody Wants Some", "Feel Your Love Tonight", "Hang Em High", "Hear About It Later", "Hot For Teacher", "I'm The One", "Jamie's Cryin", "Jump", "Little Guitars", "Loss Of Control", "Mean Street", "Panama", "Romeo Delight", "Running With The Devil", "So This Is Love", "Somebody Get Me A Doctor", "Spanish Fly", "Unchained")
 2009 Electric Dreams (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The 1980s (2009) ... (writer: "Jump")
 2009 Zombieland (writer: "Everybody Wants Some")
 2009 Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- 818-jklpuzo (2009) ... (performer: "Two Burritos and a Root Beer Float")
 2009 Rage (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Rage Wild Card Special III (2009) ... (writer: "Dreams")
 2008 Guitar Hero World Tour (Video Game) (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 2008 Op zoek naar Joseph (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Live Show #4 (2008) ... (writer: "Beat it!" - as Eddie van Halen)
 2007 Superbad (writer: "Panama")
 2005 Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (Documentary) (writer: "Eruption" - as Van Halen)
 2005 Herbie Fully Loaded (writer: "Jump")
 2005 American Dad! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Threat Levels (2005) ... (writer: "Unchained")
 2004 Gran Turismo 4 (Video Game) (writer: "Panama")
 2004 I'm Sammy Hagar (Short) (performer: "Why Can't This Be Love") / (writer: "Ain't Talkin' Bout Love", "Why Can't This Be Love")
 2004 High Chaparall (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Robert Englund (2004) ... (writer: "Jump" - uncredited)
 2000 Little Nicky (writer: "Running With the Devil")
 1999-2000 Freaks and Geeks (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Kim Kelly Is My Friend (2000) ... (writer: "Jamie's Cryin'")
- We've Got Spirit (2000) ... (writer: "Everybody Wants Some!!" - uncredited)
- Tests and Breasts (1999) ... (writer: "Little Dreamer")
- Beers and Weirs (1999) ... (writer: "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love" - as Eddie Van Halen)
- Pilot (1999) ... (writer: "Runnin' With the Devil")
 2000 Ready to Rumble (writer: "Runnin' With The Devil")
 2000 Mission to Mars (writer: "Dance The Night Away")
 1999 Detroit Rock City (writer: "Running With The Devil")
 1999 Big Daddy (writer: "Jump")
 1999/I Lost & Found (writer: "Runnin' with the Devil" - as Eddie Van Halen)
 1999 Olympic Glory (Documentary short) (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 1999 Varsity Blues (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 1998 La leggenda del pianista sull'oceano ("Lost Boys Calling" (1998))
 1998 SLC Punk! (writer: "Hot For Teacher")
 1998 Lethal Weapon 4 (producer: "Fire in the Hole" - as Eddie Van Halen)
 1997 Private Parts (writer: "Jamie's Cryin'", "Dance The Night Away")
 1996 Twister (performer: "Respect The Wind") / (producer: "Respect The Wind") / (writer: "Humans Being", "Respect The Wind")
 1995 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (writer: "Dreams")
 1994 Airheads (writer: "I'm the One" - as E. Van Halen)
 1993 Van Halen Live: Right Here, Right Now (Video) (writer: "Poundcake", "Judgement Day", "Man on a Mission", "When It's Love", "In 'N' Out", "Right Now", "Pleasure Dome", "Spanked", "Runaround", "Finish What Ya Started", "Cabo Wabo", "The Dream Is Over", "Jump", "Top of the World")
 1991 MTV Video Music Awards 1991 (TV Special) (writer: "Poundcake")
 1987 Over the Top (producer: "Winner Takes It All")
 1986 Van Halen Live Without a Net (Video) (performer: "There's Only One Way To Rock", "Summer Nights", "Get Up", "5150", "Best Of Both Worlds", "Panama", "Love Walks In", "Guitar Solo", "I Can't Drive 55", "Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love", "Why Can't This Be Love", "Rock and Roll")
 1985 Better Off Dead... (writer: "Everybody Wants Some!!")
 1984 The Wild Life (performer: "DONUT CITY" - uncredited) / (producer: "DONUT CITY" - uncredited) / (writer: "DONUT CITY" - uncredited)
 1980 Ekkusu bonbâ (TV Series) ("Star Fleet")
 1978 WKRP in Cincinnati (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Hold Up (1978) ... (writer: "Atomic Punk")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Print advertising for Milk (w/ brother Alex) (1997) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Eddie Van Halen | Edward Lodewijk Van Halen | Eddie Van Hallen

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I really don't feel like I've done s**t yet." When asked by Rolling Stone magazine to describe his greatest accomplishment as a guitarist (sometime around 2003). See more »

Trivia:

In 1999 he had hip replacement surgery. See more »

Trademark:

Frankenstrat guitar See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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